COLLEGE DINING WEIGHS WHAT’S NEXT
By Benita Gingerella
As this school year began, C&U operators across the country were still dealing with fallout from the COVID pandemic. Nearly all C&U operators (96%) who participated in a recent FoodService Director survey say they’re facing a staffing shortage, and 85% say they’re having difficulty with procuring products. As a result, they’ve had to think outside the box to keep their programs running smoothly. FoodService Director’s second annual State of C&U Foodservice report explores how operators are working through current challenges and preparing for the future of college dining.
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This data compiled by FoodService Director comes from information provided by 27 survey respondents in August 2022. The percentages included throughout are taken from the total number of respondents who answered that particular question. Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding.Full survey results